Crete is one of Greece’s largest winemaking regions. The winemakers of Crete (Wines of Crete), organize two master classes that include a tasting and panel discussion of its food-friendly, versatile indigenous grape varietals.
The first master class was held in New York City at the 23rd of June at “The Gander” restaurant and the second at Boston at 25th of June at “Bistro du midi” restaurant.
Following the master classes, attendees can compare single varietals and blends from Crete’s four key winegrowing regions and explore their expansive compatibility with food during a lunch and self-pour tasting.
Panel members: Kamal Kouiri, Wine Director – Molyvos restaurant, and Robin Kelley O’Connor, CWS, CWE along with Wines of Crete Representatives: Winemaker John Stilianou, Project Manager of Wines of Crete Stella Astirakaki and representative from Strataridakis Winery and marketing specialist Alexander Sikiaridis.
Moderator: David Ransom, Wine Journalist
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